MLB Sharp Money: Profiting from Reverse Line Movement

At Sports Insights, one of our founding philosophies is simple: always bet against the public. It’s basic, yet historically it’s been tremendously profitable. However, as technology has improved and social media allows news to travel faster than ever; bettors have become smarter and more well-informed. We’ve seen well-educated individuals bypass more traditional professions in favor…

2014 MLB Futures Comparison

We’re less than two months to go in the MLB season and as usual there has been no shortage of surprises. The Baltimore Orioles, who were expected to be cellar dwellers in the always competitive AL East, currently lead the division by 3 games. Similarly the Milwaukee Brewers, who most analysts assumed would struggle to…

MLB Trade Deadline: Impact on Future Odds

Today’s MLB trade deadline may have been the busiest in years, with a number of superstar players changing teams. Among the most prominent names are Jon Lester, David Price, John Lackey, Yoenis Cespedes, Allen Craig, Asdrubal Cabrera and Martin Prado. Analysts will argue for weeks (and possibly longer) about which teams were winners and which were…

Betting Late Season MLB Overs at Coors Field

For years Coors Field in Colorado has been notorious for being a hitter-friendly ballpark. These days it’s a rarity that we see the Colorado Rockies play a home game in which the total is less than 10 — an extreme anomaly considering that totals across baseball have been dropping. The main reason behind these high-scoring games…

2014 AL and NL MVP Odds

We’re past the halfway point in the season, and as usual there have been no shortage of surprises. The Baltimore Orioles, who were supposed to struggle against division foes like the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox and the re-vamped New York Yankees, are currently leading the AL East by 4 games. The Milwaukee Brewers, who…

2014 AL and NL Cy Young Odds

After the varied degrees of success for Japanese pitchers like Daisuke Matsuzaka, Key Igawa and Yu Darvish, fans and analysts alike wondered aloud how Masahiro Tanaka would translate to the big league game. After posting a 24-0 record with a 1.27 ERA last season for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, the New York Yankees took a…